The Illinois Valley Youth Choir challenges each child to expand their musical knowledge. Weekly rehearsals emphasize the development of musicianship and vocal technique while performing a wide variety of high quality musical literature. The children develop healthy vocal habits, confidence, self-discipline and a deeper understanding of music

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Choir registration and voice checks are held every September and January. Notice of registration will be distributed through the schools.


The Illinois Valley Youth Choir depends on its committed supporters to run smoothly. There are many opportunities to help throughout the year.

Contact Us

Have Questions? Feel free to contact us.. we would love to hear from you and help in any way possible. You can reach the choir manager, Brandee Bell, by phone or text at (815) 343-7222 or email

Spring Semester Registration - Jan 18 & 19th 2017

To schedule appt: Call, text or email Kathleen at 815-343-1407 or

All members are required to attend registration and have their voices checked each fall for placement in the choir. The choir is open to children in grades 3-8 who demonstrate the necessary singing skills. Boys must have unchanged voices. January Registration is held for new members who wish to join mid-year as well as current members who are requested to re-audition by the choir directors. Rehearsals are held each Tuesday throughout the school year from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. in the L-P Choral Room. Most singers spend several years in this choir developing basic singing skills and musicianship.

News and Happenings!

So excited for the next few days as our choir grows with new voices! Please encourage the children in your life 3rd- 8th grade to come learn what it's all about! Contact Kathleen DiLuciano to set up a time to show your talent. We have openings! ... See MoreSee Less

We are one week from the start of auditions! Please share our page so all the little singers in the Illinois Valley know we are anxiously awaiting them to join us! ... See MoreSee Less